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Mar 22, 2013 2:00pm PDT
clacking] [cultural music montage] [playing buzzing and whirring sounds on a jew's-harp] (brown) timbre is tone quality, you know, when you listen to a sound, when you listen to a musical note, you hear several things. [throaty singing] you hear the basic note, but you also hear some overtones. you hear some other sounds that are generated. [shrill flute plays] the particular combination of overtones that you hear gives each musical instrument its own sound. [single note played on various instruments] you could play a note-- say a "g" on a guitar, and you could play that same note on a flute. the fundamental frequency of the note, the "g," is the same, but the timbre is not. and what makes the timbre is the mix of the overtones that you hear along with the fundamental note. [choir sings] (leek) timbre for me is the very essence of a particular sound and the way that it can be developed or changed in its smallest part so that it becomes something else. it can be a very pure sound like for instance, ♪ ohhhhhhh, which is, in a timbre, is very pure, and if we start applying different thin
Mar 18, 2013 8:00am PDT
. where? show me again. where? i see green and red. you see green and red? me, too. do you see brown? no. hendrick: of course, no matter which techniques you decide to use, inevitably you will encounter some parents or family members who think you aren't doing enough fast enough, who want to accelerate the pace of their child's cognitive learning. woman: oh, let's see. let's see. that sounds exciting. oh. [child speaks indistinctly] oh, there's a little ant right there. there's a whole bunch of them. i wonder if they're going home to their family? be gentle. gentle. be gentle. that's right. they're going up. they're going up the tree. they're scared. wow. you think they're scared? what's scaring them, cosmo? i'm scaring them. oh, you scared them? how could you make them so they're not scared? hendrick: it's very important to keep the families informed about all the thinking skills the children are using in order to reassure them the children are really learning something. woman: i see one right here. find another one. woman: so if we made a bigger cage, we'd have to make something with c
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